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Cook - Casual

Requisition ID: 344400 

City: Winnipeg

Site: Simkin Centre

Work Location: 

Department / Unit: Facility Support 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: CUPE

FTE: 0 

Hiring Status: Temporary 

Salary: $21.004 


Welcome to our home. Above all else, that’s what The Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre is—a home. It’s a sparkling, 200-bed facility in south Winnipeg where people who can no longer live independently come to live their remaining years in dignity and with professional care, in a robust and friendly social environment steeped in Yiddishkeit.


The Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre is a not-for-profit, government-funded facility that honours Jewish values and traditions while welcoming seniors of all backgrounds.


Are you looking for a rewarding career where you are treated with respect and are part of a robust employee culture?  We offer many employee benefits including an EAP program, HEPP Pension, on site cafe with subsidized pricing and many staff recognition events. 




  • Responsible for cooking menu items for all diets in quantities as specified on all production sheets; prepares menu items as specified for the cooking rotation currently assigned to;
  • Must strictly follow all guidelines pertaining to Cook Chill production;
  • Complies with Jewish dietary laws as determined by the Simkin Centre;
  • Maintains ingredient and portion control as per standardized recipes;
  • Supervises and replaces dietary staff in the absence of the Food Services Manager or designate;
  • Performs all duties in accordance with established health and safety regulations/guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds utilizing appropriate lifting techniques.
  • Other duties as assigned.





  • Grade XII education
  • English-as-a-Additional Language (EAL) Level 6 required.  Must successfully complete a prescribed skills test
  • Certificate from a recognized cooking school, or two years experience with excellent references working as a Cook / relief Cook in the Simkin Centre
  • Valid Food Handler Certificate




  • Minimum of two years relevant experience in a commercial kitchen
  • Experience in a cook chill production environment



Please apply on the WRHA Careers Website or email your resume to


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.